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Old 03-17-2003, 08:26 AM   #1
ole
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list of programs I have


Hallo,

I have redhat and I'v installed (and tried to install) a lot of programs.
My problem is now; how can I easy see which programs I have? And how can I easy delete or upgrade them?
Now I always use the command line, but it's not very practical imo...

thx,

ole
 
Old 03-17-2003, 11:03 AM   #2
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Well you can see at least which RPMS are installed if you type in (as root):

rpm -qa

This gives you a list of all RPMs installed.

One note tho...this doesn't include any source programs you might have installed yourself.
 
Old 03-17-2003, 11:51 AM   #3
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I don't believe there are any tools to determine anything added from source; not that I've found.

The only alternative is a notebook where you write down the software name and version of anything you compile and install yourself. I didn't like the idea at first (thought it was tedious), but I'm a convert now...
 
Old 03-17-2003, 08:21 PM   #4
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Press TAB 3 or more times in a console...

Cool
 
Old 03-17-2003, 08:23 PM   #5
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Or:
ls /bin
ls /sbin
ls /usr/bin
ls /usr/sbin
Should show you almost everything
 
Old 03-17-2003, 09:20 PM   #6
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Press TAB 3 or more times in a console...
I thought that was a joke. Wow what the hell kind of command is that. Very cool Master Kenobi.
 
  


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